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, the washington- dallas game is called one of the best rivalries. the cowboys come to fed ex field for a highly anticipated game of the nfl season. both teams have a lot on the mind. mike richmond wrote two books about the redskins and joineddous fox 5 morning news yesterday to talk about the history between the two teams. >> good to have on you the show, man. >> yes. >> i know you're almost a lifelong fan. >> yes. >> and i want to show if you're a big redskins fan, this is a must have. >> yes. >> and what is in here? >> it's a great compilation of memorabilia. >> huh. >> from over the years and there is a lot of text in there. >> right. >> and that is some memorabilia. >> game program covers. >> we should have had you on before christmas. if you had a redskins fan on the christmas list, the redskins encyclopedia. >> the most comprehensive journalistic account of redskins history. >> very good. >> and all the way back to the early years of the team. >> you told me something i did not know. this is a big game this weekend. it feels like a big game. it's bigger than we thought. >> this is a marqu
the details tonight. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner back in washington immediately heading to the white house for a late afternoon fiscal cliff meeting which brought the president and congressional leaders together for the first time since november, but it's unclear if it brought country any closer to avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> i'm modestly optimistic that an agreement can be achieved. nobody is going to get 100% of what they want, but let's make sure that middle class families and the american economy and, in fact, the world economy aren't adversely impacted because people can't do their jobs. >> reporter: the president called the meeting as lawmakers pointed fingers in this high stakes game of chicken. >> it's republicans who are holding hostage the middle class in america so that the wealthy don't have to pay their fair share. >> we need two words, presidential leadership on not just taxing rich people, we could tax all the rich people and cut their heads off and it wouldn't help the medicare fiscal cliff. >> reporter: with time running out hopes for a grand bargain
of harm's way. >> states like washington and colorado are having to amend their dui laws now that marijuana is legal there. so how much pot is too much behind the wheel? we'll tell you on the news edge at 11:00. [ male announcer ]  there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving more. this holiday season, get a 2013 cruze ls for around $169 per month or get $500 holiday bonus cash. >>> tonight four people are dead in lebanon as the fighting in syria spilled over the border. the gunfight between supporters and opponents of syrian president bashar assad broke out in the northern city of tripoli. the day saw nine syrian judges and prosecutors defect to the opposition hitting the government regime as it struggles to maintain power amid growing international threats. the crisis i
'm will thomas. >> i'm shawn yancy. >>> we begin with a frightening of george washington university. someone tried to sexually assault a woman in a restroom. >> police have their hands full with several burglaries all within the last 36 hours. fox 5's audrey barnes has tonight's news alert. >> those burglaries happened in the ivory tower residence hall this afternoon. around the corner in rice hall a female employee was attacked in a third floor bathroom on tuesday. the incidents have triggered a flurry of security alerts across the downtown campus. there's a guard posted at front desk rice hall on i street now after someone tried to sexually assault a female employee in a third floor bathroom. when she walked in, the suspect turned the light out and jumped her. she fought back and he fled. from now on no one can get in or out of the building without a g world card or escort. security has been ramped up, too, at the ivory tower residence hall after police say two girls went from room to room stealing laptops and cell phones. >> these girls just came in. they were caught on the cameras by gw
alert from washington. an independent panel investigating the attack on the u.s. cons land in libya says the state department is to blame. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed in the september 11th attack. there were system attic failures at the state department no one ignored or violated their duties and the board did not recommend discipline. however the panel did recommendation changes to improve embassy security. >>> tonight the u.s. is less than two weeks from the fiscal cliff and both sides are talking, there's still no deal. leaders in washington are trying to come up with a back up plan to avoid a financial fallout on new year's. tom fitzgerald has the latest. >> reporter: with just 13 days left until the fiscal cliff hits, democrats and republicans are trying to outmaneuver each other. >> at the same time we'll continue to talk with the president. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner wants taxes to rise only on people making more than $1 million and said the president has to cut more spending. >> the white house offered yesterday was essentially a $1.3 trilli
in washington today. >> i know that many of you have come down here to try to see is there a way that we can break through the logjam and go ahead and get things done? and i'm here to tell you that nobody wants to get this done more than me. >> and yet house speaker john boehner says the president has not responded to republicans' latest proposal. >> that offer included significant spending cuts and reforms and it include additional revenue. frankly, it was the balanced approach that the president's has been asking for. >> perhaps the boehner/obama phone call late today has moved things along. >> there's lots of activity looking at opposites. what we don't have right now be on -- options. what we don't have right now obviously is a meeting of the minds. this will require a difficult compromise on all sides to get the job done. >> speaker boehner sent house members home today for the rest of the week keeping negotiators in case the meeting with the president calls for more movement. >> let's bring in fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin to talk a little bit more about this. mark, are both si
are now turning to action. this march in washington calls for stricter gun control measures. president obama attended a vigil in newtown sunday night promising to use his power to prevent strategic dez like this. >> we can't accept -- tragedies like this. >> we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage? >> reporter: investigators plan to interview two adults wounded in the shooting in the hope to reconstruct what happened. meanwhile other schools in newtown reopen tomorrow. >>> a friend of the suspected gunman's mother nancy lanza says the public does not understand how hard she tried to help her son. rich collin said nancy was troubled by her son's strangely distant behavior. he says nancy was a gun collector and naught she could help out by teaching her son -- thought she could help out by teaching her son how to shoot. >> she was trying to find ways to bond whim and she told me the guns, she would take them shooting because that was a way that, you know, a single mom could relate to her son and so she wo
in washington. obviously 52 degrees in annapolis is wishful thinking. that's an error there on the computer's part. clearing skies overnight tonight will be very cold. down to about 27 degrees tonight here in town. but outside of town, out in the suburbs, overnight tonight talking about temperatures getting down into the teens. really, really cold. one of the coldest nights we've had so far this season, maureen, and it looks like this cold stuff is around to stay. let me just -- there's still a snowflake in the forecast for new year's day. we'll talk about new year's eve and day coming up. >>> sounds good, thank you. coming up, no deal. after another day of failed negotiations on capitol hill, we are nearing the one-day mark of the fiscal cliff. we have an update on where things stand, plus our analyst, mark plotkin, weighs in. >> later, parents can breathe a sigh of relief. finally a social networking site that is kid friendly. those stories and more coming up on the news at 10:00.  >>> new tonight, secretary of state hillary clinton is in a new york hospital tonight, after doctors disc
for a shorter than usual christmas break. he will return to washington after christmas to walk on the fiscal cliff. he is acknowledging the political reality by pushing a scaled back plan for a tax on the middle class. >> even though democrats and republicans are arguing about whether those rates should go up for thewealthiest individuals, all of yours, every single one of us, agrees that tax rates should not go up for the other 98% of americans, which includes 92% of small businesses. >> reporter: the president wants that middle class tax cuts and wants to preserve unemployment benefits which are set to expire at the end of the year. >>> funeral services were held today for former federal judge robert bork. bork bide on monday. he was 85 years old. he is well-known for the nomination to the supreme court which set off one of the fiercest battles on capitol hill. he also is known for president nixon ordering him to fire one of his aides. >>> and shopper, if if you are not finished, you are not alone. >>> and a new easy way to make weapons is in the works and stirring up some more controvers
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